Translation Tips

How to Measure a German Translator’s Accuracy

When assessing the accuracy in translation of a German translator several variables need to be considered when the assessment is taking place. These include the following:

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How to Apply For German Dual Citizenship

German citizenship is applied through jus sanguinis, or citizenship by descent. This is acquired when someone is born to a German parent anywhere in the world. All German citizens have the right to freedom of movement in countries that are members of the European Union as this is a right assigned to citizens of countries who are part of the EU / Schengen. Dual citizenship is not required to live and work as a German in an EU country.

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Translation Tips For Translators to Provide Quality Translations

For translation services, both small and large, the translation process involves understanding a number of simple translation tips.

The first tip is that once you have been allocated the job, even though you already know how to translate well, you still have to review all the files and documents in order to plan an approach to the translation.

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What’s the Difference Between Transcreation and Translation?

Most translators, especially professional ones, will understand the difference between transcreation and translation, but the former is still very much an unknown term outside of translation circles. In reality, transcreation and translation differences are not of great interest except for those who want to get their marketing messages, audio recordings and apps translated. Transcreation is basically translation together with some modification to suit a specific audience. A website that is translated, but not transcreated, might not resonate with potential customers, but why?

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Some of the Common Challenges of Translations

What are the problems of translation one may ask? In fact, the art of translation is more challenging than many people think. How to solve translation problems can even be difficult for a translator who has two feet firmly placed in each of the two languages that he or she knows well. There are always potential linguistic traps for the unwary translator.

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Important Tips for German Visa Documents Translation

If you have been accepted for a job in Australia before you are permitted to take up the position you will need to apply for the relevant visa that fits your skill category. You may even be on a short-term working holiday visa, but you have now been offered a permanent job with either your current employer or someone else. If you usually live in Germany you will need to have any documents that you will need to facilitate your entry into Australia translated into English from German. There are certain tips on translating visa documents you need to follow before submitting your key documents with immigration & visa translations’ services.

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What to Look For In a Professional German Translation

If you don’t understand German, but you need some documents translated into German you will need a translator with a professional translation skill. This will ensure you get a professional German translation. You will need to know in advance that you have chosen the best translator.

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What are the Characteristics & Qualities of a Good Translator

What skills make a good translator and what are the characteristics of a good translator? First of all being able to speak more than one language fluently, including their own native language is an important characteristic, but there are more qualities of a good translator than merely having an understanding of two languages.

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Using Your German Birth Certificate Overseas

All births that take place in Germany need to be registered within 7 days of the baby being born.

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Issues Involved in the German to English Translation Environment

There are quite a number of obstacles to negotiate when engaged in a translation from German to English. In most cases, partially losing the meaning when the translation is taking place is hard to prevent even when the translator is dealing with quite simple text. This translation loss could be due to a number of things. It happens when the targeted readership of the translation reads something a little different from what the author of the text originally intended.

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